Lille, guided tours proposed by Anne Duquesne

Battlefields Tours
Ypres, the Ypres salient, WW1 Battlefields Tours

Anne Duquesne guide conferenciere Ypres Tyne Cot Cemetery                Anne Duquesne guide conferenciere Ypres Memorial Messines

I propose a one day tour. We start on the outskirts of Ypres with the visit of Messines and Ploegsteert, the vestiges of 1st World War i.e craters, German bunkers, trench system… Then we go to  Tyne Cot cemetery, Langemark German cemetery…We continue this tour with the visit of the city Ypres: the Market Square, the Cloth Hall, the Town Hall, St Georges Memorial Church and we finish this moving day with the famous Memorial Menin Gate. If possible, the Last Post (usually at 8 pm).

This visit is accessible to all and can be flexible according to your your wishes. Contact me through the contact form for any specific request.

Vimy site and Lorette : WW1 Artois Battles

Anne Duquesne guide conferenciere Vimy Monument Canadien                Anne Duquesne guide conferenciere Lorette Premiere Guerre Mondiale

Witness the Vimy Memorial, the preserved tunnels and trenches where Canadian troops stormed the German forces in April 1917. The unity of the country was forged in Vimy. Not far from Vimy, we can visit Lorette Cemetery and Basilica, a place of remembrance for the French nation. We finish with the Vimy Remembrance Ring which was inaugurated in 2014 by François Hollande. This tour can be combined with the Arras visit.

This visit is accessible to all and can be flexible according to your wishes. Contact me through the contact form for any specific request.

Fromelles , 1916, the Australian Forces Battle

Anne Duquesne guide conferenciere Fromelles Weppes Cimetiere Musee               Anne Duquesne guide conferenciere Fromelles Weppes Cimetiere Musee Monument

Close to Lille, this village was the site of an appalling tragedy that plunges us into the horrors experienced by the Australian soldiers during the First World War. The “Cobbers statue” depicts “the worst 24 hours for the Australian Nation”.

This visit can be combined with Vimy-Lorette tour or Ypres visit.

This visit is accessible to all and can be flexible according to your wishes. Contact me through the contact form for any specific request.

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